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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Destin's Craziest Catches

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52 ft 1 - 19 People $$$
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Captain’s Choice: Troll + Shark

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34 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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trip description for Action-Packed Shark Chase in Destin

Get ready for an action-packed Shark chase! Over the course of 4 hours, you and Captain Zach will be battling these tough creatures all over the local nearshore waters. The trip will depart at 5:30 a.m. and includes all the fishing rods, reels, tackle, and licenses needed, so just bring some snacks and drinks to stay refreshed. Read More

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Action-Packed Shark Chase

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Getting the Most out of State Water in Destin

If you have never been to Destin, Florida before then you’re missing out! Read below to get the picture on what the 4 and 5 hour trips are like aboard Captain Tyler's awseome Sportfish! **4 Hour Trips:** are great for families, and beginners looking for rod-bending action! These trips are mostly catch and release shark trips where you'll be doing battle with big ole ferocious brutes. You can expect to do some light bottom fishing as well and its no problem if you'd like to take acouple fish home for dinner, but generally if your looking for fish for the freezer you'll want to book a 5 hour. **5 Hour Trips:** Are a great way to get a small taste of everything! You'll spend some time Trolling, switch over to Bottom Fishing, stack up some fish for dinner and the freezer, then move on to do battle with something bigger. Whether thats a big shark, and amberjack, or trying to stalk down a cobia, you and your crew are sure to feel the power of a big fish ripping the drag off your reel. Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Tyler will lead the way! These trips are great for families, especially because Captain Tyler enjoys teaching the little ones the ropes. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Tyler’s 40' Infinity sportfisher, a purpose-built vessel that's awesome for a luxury trip! She's powered by twin Caterpillar diesel engines, so you'll be off the dock and on the fish in no time. Captain Tyler will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is included in the price. The fishing license for the whole group is also included. Plus, the deck hand on board will fillet and package your fish, bait all your hooks, and overall make you feel comfortable on board the adventure! He works strictly of tips and the tip you give for the trip will go straight to him! Feel free to bring food and drinks of your choice as well as a cooler to bring home your day’s catch. Come on down to Destin, Florida and make some memories with Captain Tyler and his crew! Read More

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Getting The Most Out Of State Water

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Shark Fishing Charter in Destin

We are located behind Dewey Destin’s on the harbor. We share a parking lot with Luther’s Pontoon and Dewey’s. Please pull all the way down the hill to the water the morning of (free parking) and we can get everyone loaded up. We recommend you bring drinks/snacks and sunscreen. It will be hot! But we do have AC inside the boat as well as a restroom. We leave the dock at 5:30am so we ask if you could try and come a few minutes early so we can get everyone signed in and load your bags on the boat. A run down of our shark fishing charters: We make our way to our shark fishing spot, which is only about 10 mins away/less than a mile off shore. Then we will then throw the anchor and chum the waters with carcasses from the previous day and get our 3 big shark rods out. We have them all at different levels, one at the bottom, one mid-water and one floating on top. After we get those out and everyone is comfy we will get a couple of bottom fishing rods out to try and catch some snappers, trigger fish, etc. This is what we will do while we wait for the shark bite. The sharks will smell our chum and come to us so we have to be patient. Once we get the shark hooked up, we will get all of the other rods reeled in, throw the poly ball connected to our anchor and fight the shark. This way we can move with the shark and back down on him if needed. I hope this was helpful! Please let me know if you have any questions. We look forward to fishing with y'all. Read More

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Shark Fishing Charter

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34 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Captain’s Choice: Troll + Shark in Destin

The Captain’s Choice charter trips include 1 hour of light tackle trolling, followed by 4 hours of shark fishing! Fun for the whole family! We are located behind Dewey Destin’s on the harbor. We share a parking lot with Luther’s Pontoon and Dewey’s. Please pull all the way down the hill to the water the morning of (free parking) and we can get everyone loaded up. We recommend you bring drinks/snacks and sunscreen. It will be hot! But we do have AC inside the boat as well as a restroom. We leave the dock at 5:30am so we ask if you could try and come a few minutes early so we can get everyone signed in and load your bags on the boat. A run down of our trolling charters: We have out 3-4 rods at a time and are continuously moving. We will pull lures through the water as we cruise through the Emerald Coast. You'll get to see an amazing sunrise (and probably some dolphins). Our targeted species are king Mackerel, Spanish mackerel, and bonitas. Light tackle trolling is fun for all ages, and the bite lately has been great first thing in the morning. A run down of our shark fishing charters: We make our way to our shark fishing spot, which is only about 10 mins away/less than a mile off shore. Then we will then throw the anchor and chum the waters with carcasses from the previous day and get our 3 big shark rods out. We have them all at different levels, one at the bottom, one mid-water and one floating on top. After we get those out and everyone is comfy we will get a couple of bottom fishing rods out to try and catch some snappers, trigger fish, etc. This is what we will do while we wait for the shark bite. The sharks will smell our chum and come to us so we have to be patient. Once we get the shark hooked up, we will get all of the other rods reeled in, throw the poly ball connected to our anchor and fight the shark. This way we can move with the shark and back down on him if needed. I hope this was helpful! Please let me know if you have any questions. We look forward to fishing with y'all. Read More

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Captain’s Choice: Troll + Shark

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34 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Destin's Craziest Catches in Destin

8 Hour- This 3/4day trip will give you the chance to head out into the Gulf and explore the numerous productive reefs and wrecks, along with heading offshore to the deeper waters. Mix up your fishing techniques on this 8-hour trip. Offshore, let the trolling lines attract the fish before you spring into action at the bite of a Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, or Tuna. While nearshore, you'll get to bottom fish to try and catch a delicious Snapper, Grouper, Jacks, or something else. 6 Hour-This is a great trip for beginners or anglers that don’t want to go way out. You and the crew troll along the shoreline for various types of Mackerel and Tuna. We also do some bottom fishing on these trips depending on time of year. Read More

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Destin's Craziest Catches

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52 ft 1 - 19 People $$$
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trip description for Bad to the Bone Destin Trip in Destin

If you have never been to Destin, Florida before then you’re missing out! And if you’re looking for a knowledgeable charter captain to take you out, Captain Tyler is a great choice. Captain Tyler will help you target a variety of species including Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, and Sailfish. Regardless of if you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Tyler will lead the way! These trips are great for families, especially because Captain Tyler enjoys teaching the little ones the ropes. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Tyler’s 40' Infinity sportfisher, a purpose-built vessel that's awesome for a luxury trip! She's powered by twin Caterpillar diesel engines, so you'll be off the dock and on the fish in no time. Captain Tyler will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is included in the price. The fishing license for the whole group is also included. Plus, the deck hand on board will fillet and package your fish, bait all your hooks, and overall make you feel comfortable on board the adventure! He works strictly of tips and the tip you give for the trip will go straight to him! Feel free to bring food and drinks of your choice as well as a cooler to bring home your day’s catch. Come on down to Destin, Florida and make some memories with Captain Tyler and his crew! Read More

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Bad To The Bone Destin Trip

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Getting the Most out of State Water in Destin

If you have never been to Destin, Florida before then you’re missing out! Read below to get the picture on what the 4 and 5 hour trips are like aboard Captain Tyler's awseome Sportfish! **4 Hour Trips:** are great for families, and beginners looking for rod-bending action! These trips are mostly catch and release shark trips where you'll be doing battle with big ole ferocious brutes. You can expect to do some light bottom fishing as well and its no problem if you'd like to take acouple fish home for dinner, but generally if your looking for fish for the freezer you'll want to book a 5 hour. **5 Hour Trips:** Are a great way to get a small taste of everything! You'll spend some time Trolling, switch over to Bottom Fishing, stack up some fish for dinner and the freezer, then move on to do battle with something bigger. Whether thats a big shark, and amberjack, or trying to stalk down a cobia, you and your crew are sure to feel the power of a big fish ripping the drag off your reel. Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Tyler will lead the way! These trips are great for families, especially because Captain Tyler enjoys teaching the little ones the ropes. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Tyler’s 40' Infinity sportfisher, a purpose-built vessel that's awesome for a luxury trip! She's powered by twin Caterpillar diesel engines, so you'll be off the dock and on the fish in no time. Captain Tyler will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is included in the price. The fishing license for the whole group is also included. Plus, the deck hand on board will fillet and package your fish, bait all your hooks, and overall make you feel comfortable on board the adventure! He works strictly of tips and the tip you give for the trip will go straight to him! Feel free to bring food and drinks of your choice as well as a cooler to bring home your day’s catch. Come on down to Destin, Florida and make some memories with Captain Tyler and his crew! Read More

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Getting The Most Out Of State Water

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Bad to the Bone Destin Trip in Destin

If you have never been to Destin, Florida before then you’re missing out! And if you’re looking for a knowledgeable charter captain to take you out, Captain Tyler is a great choice. Captain Tyler will help you target a variety of species including Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, and Sailfish. Regardless of if you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Tyler will lead the way! These trips are great for families, especially because Captain Tyler enjoys teaching the little ones the ropes. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Tyler’s 40' Infinity sportfisher, a purpose-built vessel that's awesome for a luxury trip! She's powered by twin Caterpillar diesel engines, so you'll be off the dock and on the fish in no time. Captain Tyler will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is included in the price. The fishing license for the whole group is also included. Plus, the deck hand on board will fillet and package your fish, bait all your hooks, and overall make you feel comfortable on board the adventure! He works strictly of tips and the tip you give for the trip will go straight to him! Feel free to bring food and drinks of your choice as well as a cooler to bring home your day’s catch. Come on down to Destin, Florida and make some memories with Captain Tyler and his crew! Read More

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Bad To The Bone Destin Trip

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Combo - Reef/Trolling in Destin

If you’ve never fished in Destin, Florida, Captain Brantley will lead the way! He has fished these waters for upwards of 25 years and will be sure to take you to where the fish bite. On these 4, 6, or 8-hour trips, you’ll be targeting a wide variety of species, including Amberjack, Black Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Red Snapper (depending on the season), Sailfish, and Wahoo. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Brantley’s 40’ Infinity offshore sportfishing boat, powered by two 800 HP Cummins engines. Equipped with air conditioning, a live bait well, outriggers, a multimedia system, and an ice box, this vessel has all the necessary features to ensure that you have a productive day on the water. Captain Brantley will take care of all rods, reels, tackle, lures, licenses, and live bait. A first mate will also be on board to help you at all times. You’ll need to bring food, drinks of your choice (no glass), sunscreen, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Brantley is known for reeling in some pretty big fish, so get ready for an action-packed day on the water! Read More

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Combo - Reef/Trolling

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 12 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

This is our highest-tier, year-round offering for serious anglers with something to prove....... and (perhaps a hefty seafood appetite). First on the agenda is some trolling action. You will troll off-and-on throughout the day: first on the way to your first fishing spot, on your way back to Destin, and also on longer runs in between spots. We also sometimes switch to (or stay with) primarily trolling efforts if you catch your limit of your primary target-fish or if the trolling action just happens to be on fire, but the #1 objective overall is quality bottom fish for your whole group. On the 12 hour fishing trip, you can expect to be targeting a large variety of species, based on season and availability. On the trolling lines, we will be tempting the most highly desired top-water fish like King Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Bonita, and more. When we arrive at the bottom-fishing spots, we will be hunting down any and all premium species that are in season- probably one or more of the many types of Grouper or the elite Red Snapper. You will likely also bring in some of the following: Vermillion Snapper (locally known as Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys. And on this trip, there's plenty of time to run across some pretty incredible catches. Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 12 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 10 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

So you think you can fish? This 10 Hour Private Fishing Charter might be just what you need to show off your angling prowess. We invite you to come onto the TradeWinds and show us what you got! (This trip is popular with highly competitive groups, so let us know if you have one or more pots going so we can help your group keep track of who's winning!) You will begin by trolling on your way to your first fishing spot, during your return toward shore, and in between spots (when time allows between drops). To start your day, your main focus will be bottom-fishing, but as the day progresses, we often switch to primarily trolling efforts if you catch your limit of your primary target or if the trolling action happens to be red-hot. On this trip, you can expect to be targeting a large variety of species, based on season and availability. For trolling, we will be tracking down premium top-water fish like King Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Bonita, and more. Once we begin sending down our lines, we will be aiming for whatever premium species are in season- probably one or more of the many types of Grouper or the elite Red Snapper. You will likely also bring in some of the following: Vermillion Snapper (Mingo), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys. And who knows what else we might stumble upon?! Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 10 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 8 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

More than the casual angler, but can't dedicate to a full-day on the water? Sounds like you need an 8 Hour Private Fishing Charter. A very popular trip, this option allows you to spend some quality time offshore chasing down some highly sought-after premier species, without breaking the bank or dedicating an entire day. (This is the most popular trip among work groups and event outings). You will start by trolling your way to your first fishing spot and during your return to shore (and in between, when time allows), but your main focus will be bottom-fishing. On our 8 Hour Fishing Trip, you can expect to be targeting a large variety of species, based on season and availability. For your trolling pleasures, we will be hunting excellent top-water fish like King Mackerel, Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and Bonita. Once we start dropping our lines, you can expect species like Vermillion Snapper (Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys. Additionally, this is an excellent option during Red Snapper/Grouper season, and you want the challenge of hooking and landing these delicious beasts. This is the Gulf of Mexico......you never know what surprises might be lurking. Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 8 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 6 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

Not looking to spend a whole day offshore, but still want some quality fishing? This is what you're looking for! There is a reason this is our most popular trip, and you should come see for yourself! You will troll to your first fishing spot and during your return to shore (and in between, time permitting), but your main focus will be bottom-fishing. On our 6 Hour Private Fishing Charter, you can expect to target species like Vermillion Snapper (Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys on the bottom; and you will be trolling for King Mackerel, Bonito, Mahi, and Wahoo across the top. Seasonally, we will be chasing after the Red Snapper as well- a global favorite for catching and eating, and it's not uncommon to stumble across some Groupers! If you're a casual angler, this trip is right up your alley as it is very relaxing and manageable for most. Don't be fooled, though- anything can and DOES happen in the Gulf of Mexico! Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 6 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 5 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

If you're looking for an introduction to deep-sea fishing, this trip is perfect for you! Our shortest and most beginner-friendly option (available seasonally), this trip will get you around 15-20 miles offshore for some great fishing fun. You will troll to your first fishing spot and during your return to shore (and in between, time permitting), but your main focus will be bottom-fishing. Typically targetting species like Vermillion Snapper (Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, and Porgys, the casual angler can "usually" land these fish with minimal strain (but that doesn't mean you're catching small-fries). Don't be fooled, though- anything can and DOES happen in the Gulf of Mexico! Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: 5 Hour Fishing Trips are not available during Red Snapper season (typically 6/1- 8/15). If you're looking for a 5 hour trip during that time, please go back and select our 6 hour option for availability. A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 5 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin Fishing Blitz in Destin

Join Captain Matthew on an action-packed outdoor adventure in Destin, Florida! Captain Matthew will help you catch Destin’s pelagic fish such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), and even Sailfish. You can also bottom fish for Red Snapper, Vermillion (Mingo) Snapper, and White Snapper, all depending on the season. For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP. The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water. Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Bring food and drinks for the day as well as a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

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Destin Fishing Blitz

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Overnighter Under the Stars in Destin

Prepare to enter the “Land of the Giant Fish” on this 1, 2, or 3 day adventure with Captain Matthew! You’ll be reaching the further reaches of the gulf (180+ miles) on this overnight charter, fishing the offshore rigs and drill ships in as deep as 12,000 feet of water. These waters are very productive for Yellowfin Tuna, but there’s no end to what you could catch. Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Sailfish, Red Snapper (depending on the season), Tilefish, Grouper, and many other species will be on the menu as well. Captain Matthew is more than happy to accommodate your day’s goals and interests. No matter if you strictly want to target one species, fish tag and release using live tunas (typically for Marlins), or make it a Captain’s choice, Captain Matthew will lead the way! For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP. The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water. Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

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Overnighter Under The Stars

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Rodeo Fishing Special Trip in Destin

Join Captain Matthew on an action-packed outdoor adventure in Destin, Florida! Get more bang for your buck when you book a trip with him in October during the Destin Rodeo. Established in 1948, this is the tournament that made Destin the world famous fishing hotspot it is today. Come see what all the hype is about! Captain Matthew will help you catch Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), and even Yellowfin Tuna as you travel 45-60 miles offshore. You can also fish deep reefs for Scamp Grouper, Red Snapper and Vermilion Snapper (depending on the season), and Amberjack. For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP. The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water. Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Bring food and drinks for the day as well as a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

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Rodeo Fishing Special Trip

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Offshore Marlin Special in Destin

If you’ve never caught a Marlin before, today is the day to check it off your bucket list! This trip is for the more experienced anglers who enjoy the thrill of catching those trophy-sized billfish, and there's no better guide to lead you on this excursion than Captain Matthew! You’ll travel between 40-65 miles off the Florida coast in search of Blue Marlin and White Marlin as well as Sailfish. You might also get bites from Wahoo and Dorado (Mahi Mahi) along the way. For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP. The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water. Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

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Offshore Marlin Special

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking a Destin bull shark fishing charter

What are the best bull shark fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 11 bull shark trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are Deep Sea-Nearshore Gulf Experience guided by LW, Destin Nearshore Fishing guided by Chris, and Destin Bottom Bonanza guided by Taylor.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Bull Shark charter include Shalimar and Fort Walton Beach.

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What types of bull shark fishing charters are common in Destin?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for bull shark in Destin as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Destin are bottom fishing, trolling, and heavy tackle fishing but cut bait fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Destin bull shark fishing charters cost?

for bull shark in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $1,025 to $5,964, but the average price for a half day trip for bull shark in Destin is $1,103. The average price for a full day trip for bull shark in Destin is $4,035.

What month is best for bull shark fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for bull shark fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 26 days in advance.

Do I need a Destin fishing license for bull shark and what are the bag limits for bull shark in Destin?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Destin don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Destin.

What is bull shark fishing in Destin all about?

Bull sharks are one of the formidable apex predators that roam the waters off Destin, Florida. These sharks are known for their aggressive behavior and can be found in both coastal and offshore waters. While bull sharks can be encountered year-round in the Destin area, they are more commonly seen during the warmer months when water temperatures are higher. Their presence in nearshore waters makes them a potential catch for anglers targeting larger game fish.

Bull sharks are opportunistic feeders and will prey on a variety of marine life, including fish, rays, and smaller sharks. Anglers targeting bull sharks typically use heavy-duty tackle and large baits such as whole fish or chunks of meat. Popular fishing spots for bull sharks in Destin include nearshore reefs, channels, and areas with strong currents where these predators are more likely to hunt for food. Anglers should exercise caution when targeting bull sharks due to their size and strength, as they can put up a fierce fight when hooked.

In addition to bull sharks, Destin offers anglers the chance to target a wide range of other species, both inshore and offshore. Inshore, anglers can pursue species such as redfish, speckled trout, and flounder in the calm waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Offshore, anglers can target pelagic species like king mackerel, mahi-mahi, and sailfish in the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether fishing from shore, pier, or boat, anglers visiting Destin have plenty of opportunities to reel in a variety of fish species throughout the year.

What are the most popular months to fish for bull shark in Destin?

Bull sharks can be found in the waters off Destin, Florida throughout the year, making them a potential catch for anglers during any season. However, their presence may vary slightly depending on environmental factors such as water temperature and prey availability. Generally, bull sharks tend to be more abundant in warmer months when water temperatures are higher, typically from late spring through early fall. During these months, bull sharks may move closer to shore and into shallower waters in search of food, making them more accessible to anglers.

In the cooler months, bull sharks may migrate to deeper offshore waters where temperatures are more suitable for them. However, they can still be found in nearshore areas, particularly around structures like reefs, channels, and inlets where they can find food and favorable conditions. While bull shark activity may decrease slightly during the cooler months, they can still be targeted by anglers who know where to look and how to effectively bait them.

Despite fluctuations in their activity levels throughout the year, bull sharks are considered a resident species in the waters off Destin, meaning they do not migrate over long distances like some other shark species. This makes them a reliable target for anglers seeking an exciting catch regardless of the season. Anglers interested in targeting bull sharks should be aware of local regulations regarding shark fishing and practice responsible catch-and-release techniques to help conserve these important apex predators.

What techniques are popular for catching bull shark in Destin?

Fishing for bull sharks in Destin can be an exhilarating experience for anglers looking to hook into one of the ocean's most formidable predators. When targeting bull sharks, it's essential to use sturdy tackle capable of handling the power and strength of these fish. A heavy-duty rod and reel spooled with strong, abrasion-resistant fishing line, preferably in the 50 to 80-pound test range, are recommended to withstand the bull shark's aggressive fighting style.

One effective technique for catching bull sharks in Destin is bottom fishing using fresh or frozen bait such as mullet, bonito, or ladyfish. Anglers can anchor their boats near channels, drop-offs, or underwater structures like wrecks and reefs, where bull sharks are known to frequent. By presenting the bait on the ocean floor using a fish-finder rig or a sliding sinker rig, anglers can entice bull sharks to take the bait while keeping it securely anchored to the bottom.

Another popular method for targeting bull sharks in Destin is chumming. Anglers can attract bull sharks to their boat by deploying a slick of fish oils and blood into the water to create a scent trail. Once the sharks are drawn near the boat, anglers can present baits using a variety of techniques, such as drift fishing with live or dead bait, casting from the boat, or even fishing from shore in some locations. It's essential to remain vigilant and attentive while fishing for bull sharks, as they are known for their powerful strikes and aggressive behavior when hooked. Additionally, anglers should always handle bull sharks with care and release them unharmed to ensure the sustainability of the fishery.

What other species are popular in Destin?

In addition to bull sharks, Destin offers anglers a diverse array of species to target, making it a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts of all levels. One notable species found in the waters off Destin is the red snapper, prized for its firm, white flesh and delicious flavor. Red snapper fishing in Destin is excellent throughout the summer months when these fish are abundant near artificial reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Anglers can use a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing with live or cut bait, to hook into these prized game fish.

Another popular species to catch in Destin is the grouper, with species such as red, gag, and scamp grouper being common targets for anglers. These bottom-dwelling fish can be found around reefs, ledges, and underwater rock formations, where they feed on smaller fish and crustaceans. Grouper fishing in Destin typically peaks in the spring and fall months when water temperatures are moderate, and these fish are actively feeding. Anglers often use live bait, such as pinfish or cigar minnows, or artificial lures to entice grouper to strike.

Destin is also known for its excellent offshore trolling opportunities, with species like mahi-mahi, wahoo, and king mackerel frequenting the waters beyond the coastline. Anglers can target these pelagic species by trolling with a variety of lures and baits, including skirted trolling plugs, rigged ballyhoo, and artificial lures. Spring and summer are prime times to troll for these species, as they migrate closer to shore in search of baitfish and warmer waters. Whether casting from shore, bottom fishing from a boat, or trolling offshore, anglers visiting Destin have a wide range of species to target and ample opportunities for an unforgettable fishing experience.

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